Titans Playoff Odds Suggest Ryan Tannehill Can Lead Tennessee to 2019 NFL Postseason

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The Tennessee Titans have had quite the strange season. After starting 2-4 with Marcus Mariota at the helm, Ryan Tannehill took the reins and has given the team a shot in the arm, leading Tennessee to a 5-1 record as the team's starting QB.

In fact, Tannehill also has the Titans on track to make the postseason, as they have a 52.3 percent chance at making the 2019 NFL playoffs. While the Titans are still a longshot to win the Super Bowl, at +6000, per FanDuel Sportsbook, their resurgence is undoubtedly impressive.

If the season ended today, however, Tennessee would narrowly miss out on the playoffs, as the 7-5 Pittsburgh Steelers hold the tiebreaker over the Titans.

Tennessee's upcoming schedule won't do it any favors either. The Titans have two games left against a division-leading Houston Texans team (that just knocked off the New England Patriots in Week 13), and remaining games against the Oakland Raiders and New Orleans Saints.

Still, those divisional games against the Texans do give the Titans an outside shot at taking control of the AFC South, if they can win both. At +360, according to FanDuel Sportsbook, Tennessee certainly has an outside shot at winning the division.

Even so, the Titans most likely path to the postseason comes with a Wild Card berth. As the 9-3 Buffalo Bills likely have one of the AFC Wild Card spots wrapped up, the Titans will have to compete with the Steelers, Raiders and Indianapolis Colts for the final Wild Card spot.

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